D-Day 80 beacon lighting

These are photographs from the D-Day 80 beacon lighting event that the Parish Council took part in.

This was an international event with UK beacons being lit at 9.15pm on 6th June 2024 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings. This type of event helps keep the legacy alive of those who fought so bravely for us.

Parish councillor Carol Robinson played ‘Road to the Isles’ and  ‘The Last Post’ on the cornet; Chairman, Robert Armstrong read out The Tribute.

This is the second time Irthington PC has taken part in a beacon lighting event and we hope to continue participating in these poignant events.